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Robert Rayner

Robert Rayner, one of 192 convicts transported on the Burrell, 22 July 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Robert Rayner
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1814
Occupation: Farmer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Suffolk (Town and Boro' of Ipswich) Session of Peace and Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Burrell
Departure date: 22nd July, 1830
Arrival date: 31st December, 1830
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 191 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 450
Source description: This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.

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Community Contributions

William Cover on 29th November, 2015 wrote:

Worked for John Jones as a convict.
Worked for William Reeves as a free man.
Had children with Mary Christie.

Heather on 2nd February, 2021 wrote:

Had 7 children with Wiradjuri woman Diana Mudgee.  They didn’t marry as she was already legally married to another convict who deserted her when he got his ticket of leave.

Tony Beale on 1st October, 2021 wrote:

“Around the Black Stump ” by Roy Cameron of Coolah NSW published 1993. Pg 11. 1837 Along with 19 assigned servants and 21 freeman were working on the property ‘Turee’ owned by John Jones. John Jones arrived free on 14/12/1801 per ship ‘Nile’ with wife Mary and daughters Mary Ann and Elizabeth

Convict Changes History

William Cover on 29th November, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1814 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation

Heather on 2nd February, 2021 made the following changes:


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